Published On: Sat, Jan 20th, 2018

Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division organises the 8th Annual Flower & Vegetable Show

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West Bokaro: The 8th Annual Flower & Vegetable Show hosted by Tata Steel`s West Bokaro Division at Durga Mandap, West Bokaro concluded with a message of “Best out of waste, let’s innovate” on January 19, 2018.
The two-day event was inaugurated on January 18, 2018 by Dr Vijay Shankar Dubey, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Ramgarh along with Mr Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager (Coal), Tata Steel, Mr Sahabji Kuchroo, Chief Operations (West Bokaro), Tata Steel and Mr Mohan Mahto, President, Rashtriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh.

Mr Anurag Dixit, Chief, Quarry SE, (West Bokaro), Tata Steel along with Mr B V Sudhir, Chief, Coal Beneficiation (West Bokaro), Tata Steel graced the occasion as Chief Guests along with Dr D N Sindhu and Dr S P Chaudhary, retired Professors of Vinobha Bhave University, Hazaribagh on the concluding day function.
Various flowers and vegetables were displayed by the West Bokaro township residents, local samities, vendors and school children. A total of 35 stalls under institutional display and individual categories were put up. In line with this year`s theme “Best out of waste, let’s innovate”, many stalls were put up showcasing the innovative ways of making the best out of waste in the form of handicrafts.

Reiterating about Tata Stee’s commitment towards environment, Mr Sanjay Kumar Singh said: “Tata Steel is committed towards protection of environment and biodiversity conservation and in this regard last year 83000 saplings were planted across West Bokaro. Annual Flower & Vegetable Show is a good platform to create awareness on the subject and involve the community at large.”

The display of the innovative use of rejected materials for home decoration was the center of attraction this year. The two-day event attracted a footfall of over 2000 people. A prize distribution ceremony for all the winners was also organised on the concluding day.
The audience was spellbound by the cultural performance put up by the students of Tata DAV Public School, St Peter’s High School and the members of the RISHTA project (a health initiative by Tata Steel for adolescents).

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